Tigers forever: a wildlife hike in north-east Laos

A guided trek on Mount Forever helps protect endangered tigers and reveals an exotic array of other, less elusive, wildlife

Luang Prabang, Laos, in three days: holiday itinerary

The ancient city in the north of the country is a delightful mix of exquisite temples and French colonial buildings – and a great place for cafes, restaurants, bars and shops

Laos town known for drunkenness and tourist deaths cleans up its act

The town of Vang Vieng in Laos was once synonymous with backpacker excess, but now offers adventure activities that make the most of its stunning location

The world’s most extraordinary hotels – in pictures

The Lonely Planet’s inaugural list of the world’s most extraordinary places to stay can be found in this link http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/feb/18/worlds-most-extraordinary-hotel-lonely-planet-mihir-garh-rajasthan